Events to advance advocacy, philanthropy and social connection
DuPage County Medical Society Physicians’ Lounge and White Coat Casual events foster collegiality and networking by bringing physicians together in activities that range from strictly social to those with an educational component. Society business is conducted in Committee and Board meetings which members are welcome to attend and observe.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Medinah Shriners at 550 Shriners Drive, Addison, IL 60101
Improving Patient Safety in the Opioid Crisis: What is the Prescriber’s Role?
Heroin and opioid-related overdose deaths are at epidemic levels nationally and in DuPage County. Opioid use disorder often starts with prescribed opioids, and may lead to overdose.
You are invited to be a part of the solution, by learning best practices from national and local experts, and receiving the latest tools and resources to address opioid use disorder.
FREE CME EVENT: 4.0 Credits Available
Advanced registration will be required; details will be forthcoming. This program is offered free of charge (lunch included).
Intended audience includes: physicians of all specialties (e.g., emergency medicine, primary care, etc.), dentists, oral surgeons, podiatrists, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurses, and medical office staff.
Supporting Organizations: DuPage County Health Department, National Safety Council, Illinois Academy of Family Physicians, Illinois State Medical Society, DuPage County Medical Society, Chicago Dental Society, Illinois Department of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse.
For more information, please contact Mila Tsagalis at (630) 221-7572.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The Illinois Academy of Family Physicians and The DuPage County Health Department. The Illinois Academy of Family Physicians is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Illinois Academy of Family Physicians designates this live activity, Improving Patient Safety in the Opioid Crisis: What is the Prescriber’s Role?, for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 creditsTM.
June 14, DCMS Executive Committee and Governmental Affairs Committee MeetingsMonthly meetings of the Executive and Governmental Affairs Committees held at the DCMS office in Wheaton. Executive Committee 4 pm, Governmental Affairs Committee 5 pm.
July 12, DCMS Executive Committee and Governmental Affairs Committee MeetingsMonthly meetings of the Executive and Governmental Affairs Committees held at the DCMS office in Wheaton. Executive Committee 4 pm, Governmental Affairs Committee 5 pm.